Hazel “Nannie” Ellen McCarty-Bowen, 85 of Flatwoods, Ky. passed away peacefully on Monday, November 25, 2013 at her residence and is now at rest in the presence of the Lord.
She was born in Point Pleasant, WV on December 25, 1927 to the late James A. McCarty and Ivy Whitt. She was of the Apostolic Pentecostal Faith and was one of the founding members of the Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church in Raceland. Mrs. Bowen was a dedicated and loving mother and nannie who cherished her family. She proudly completed the Certified Medicine Technician training at the Kentucky Technical School and worked as a Medicine Technician at Riverview Nursing Home.
Hazel was preceded in death by her husband Donald Edward Bowen on October 29, 2011; one granddaughter Wendy Dawn Bowen; three sisters Edith Rayburn, Kathleen Oliver and Mabel Carver; one infant brother James McCarty, Jr. and her step mother Violet McCarty.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory a devoted family including one daughter Vicki Bowen-Bailey of Wurtland, Ky; two sons Gary W. Bowen and his wife Brenda and Steven J. Bowen all of Flatwoods; a special granddaughter who she raised as a daughter Jill Miller and her husband John of Flatwoods; one sister Jannette Richards; six grandchildren Shane Bowen, Brandy Jervis, Jimmy Bowen, Amanda Duffy, Daniel Bowen and Jessica Bowen as well as 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at Carman Funeral Home on Saturday, November 30, 2013 with Pastor Anthony Keeton officiating. Entombment followed at Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com
Erma Mae Leake-Clarke, 92, of Flatwoods, Ky., departed this life Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Oakmont Manor.
She was born August 1, 1921, in Ironton, Oh., to the late Ira and Jessie Leake.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Allen Clarke; a son Johnny R. Clarke; a daughter-in-law, Helen “Charlene” (Ford) Clarke; two brothers, William “Bill” Leake and Stanley “Bo” Leake; and two sisters, Loretta Hart and Elizabeth “Penney” Kelly).
She leaves to mourn, a daughter, Nancy (Gene) Bess of Vanceburg, Ky.; Ted (Barb) Clarke of Chesapeake, Va., whom she raised as a son; two brothers Tom Leake and James “Dick” (Deloris) Leake of Ashland, Ky; two sisters Mary “Poodie” Sloan of Flatwoods, Ky. and Freda Sturgill of Ashland, Ky.; four grandchildren, Gene (Debe) Bess of Dixon, Mo., Kim (Jeff) Evans of Flatwoods, KY, John Bess (Farrah) of Huntington, In., and John C. Clarke of Buckeye Lake, Oh.; six great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren as well as a host of extended family.
A graveside service was conducted on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Flatwoods, Ky. with Pastor Charles Shields officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oakmont Manor or Hospice of Ashland.
Arrangements of comfort were handled by Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com.
Helen Wanda Greene, 86, of Ashland, KY, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2013 at Boyd County Nursing Home following an extended illness.
Helen was born April 11, 1927, in Flatwoods, KY, a daughter of the late Squire and Pearl Gearheart White. She was also preceded in death by her husband of over 62 years, Linzey Ray Greene, a daughter, Brenda Lafferty, and several brothers and sisters.
Helen was a charter member of Hoods Creek Freewill Baptist Church in Ashland.
She is survived by her children: Kay (Cliff) White of Rittman, OH, Sandy (George) Eskew of Cary, NC, Linzey Ray Greene, Jr. of Ashland, KY, and Rebecca (Pat) Carter of Grayson, KY. She has one surviving sister, Ruth Blythe of Sebastian, FL, 11 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and 5 step great grand children.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 2, 2013 at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY with Pastor Sheldon Wheeler officiating. Burial followed in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, KY.
For online condolences and webcasting of the funeral; visit BaileyFamilyFuneralHome.com.
Roger Young 64, of Wurtland went to be with the lord on Monday, November 25, 2013 following an extended illness.
He was born on February 13, 1949 a son of the late Ernest & Lola Mae Young Daily.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, 27, 2013 at Wright’s Funeral Home in Greenup.
Burial followed in the Caroline Cemetery in Raceland KY.
Online condolences may be made at www.wrightsfuneralhome.com.
Joe Hamilton, 68, of Ashland, formerly of Greenup, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Cabell Huntington Hospital.
Mr. Hamilton was born Aug. 6, 1945, in Greenup, a son of the late Evener and Elizabeth Coburn Hamilton.
He was retired from CSX (Russell Round House) where he worked as an electrician for 42 years.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Matilee Parsons, Veldean Cooper and Donna Kay Hamilton; and a brother, Evener “Bubby” Hamilton Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Joyce Nichols Hamilton; a son, Joseph Chad Hamilton of Ashland; two daughters, Angela Jo (Jerry) Maynard of Ashland and Alice Renee (Robert) Adkins of South Shore; a brother, Freddy Ray (Shirley) Hamilton of Lima, Ohio; three sisters, Pauline Hamilton Madden of Greenup, Norene (Eugene) Fannin of Wheelersburg and Janie (Coy) Horsley of Greenup; two grandchildren, Casey Tyler (Donna Michelle) Hamilton and Alisyia Kaylynn Adkins; and a great-grandchild, Addison Zoe Hamilton.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, by Pastor Gene Blankenship at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup.
Burial will be in Hamilton Cemetery at Warnock.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and an hour before services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to reedfuneralhome.us.
David Allen Harris, 50, of Oldtown, died Saturday in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson. Burial will be in Grayson Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to malonefuneralhome.com.
Mable Frances Carr Charles, 83, of Smith Branch Road in Greenup, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, surrounded by her family at Best Care Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Wheelersburg, Ohio.
Mrs. Charles was born July 10, 1930, a daughter of the late Willard and Maggie Robinson Carr.
She was a member of Smith Branch Church of God and she enjoyed being a wife and mother.
She was preceded in death by three children, Sharon Smith and twins, Gail and Gaylord Charles; one grandson, Jerrod Charles; two brothers, Ralph Carr and Dennis Carr; and three sisters, Ida Plummer, Lizzie Adkins and Hazel Robinson Bays.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years whom she married on Aug. 3, 1949, James Charles; two sons, James Arthur (Tammy) Charles of Slidell, La., and Jerry Lee (Karen) Charles of Argillite; two daughters, Beulah Gail Williams and JoAnn (David) Wireman, both of Smith Branch Road; two sisters, Thelma Arthurs of Newark, Ohio, and Betty Campbell of Wheelersburg, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; and she also left behind many special nieces and nephews.
The funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Pastor Gary Arthurs. Burial will be in Brick Union Cemetery in Lloyd.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left to the family at reedfuneralhome.us.
John Smith, 53, of Argillite, died Friday in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
He was born May 30, 1960.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup. Burial will be in Old Fields Cemetery in Argillite.
Friends may call from one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left for the family at reedfuneralhome.us.
Dorothy Louise Cade, 73 of South Shore, passed away Nov. 26, 2013, in Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
She was born Jan. 15, 1940, in Minford, Ohio, a daughter of the late Adrian and Muriel Crabtree Gilliland. She was retired from the Greenup County Board of Education.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Paul Cade; five daughters, Delana (Lance) Warnock, Jennifer (Danny) Wright, Christy (Joe Jr) Greenslate, Mitzi (Brian) Lanning, all of South Shore, and Scarlet (Jared) Shoemaker of Lloyd; nine grandchildren, Nicholas (Shawnda) Warnock, Aubrey (Matt) Warnock Roy, Jacob Wright, Lindsey Greenslate-Moore, Jody (Joe Bob) Greenslate, Alexandra Lanning, Eli Lanning, Sydney Shoemaker and Sophia Shoemaker, six great-grandchildren, Caden Warnock, Cali Warnock, Gavin Roy, Lucy Roy, Josey Moore and Jordyn Moore; four sisters, Erma Gilliland Bender, Wanda Gilliland Smith, Doris Gilliland Riddlebarger and Helen Gilliland Burton; and one brother, Russell Gilliland.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at South Shore First Christian Church with Bill Hayden, minister, officiating.
Burial was in Mount Zion Cemetery in South Shore.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY 41101.
Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore was in charge of arragements. Online condolences can be left for the family at robersonfuneral.com.
Robert L. Green, 76, of South Shore, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born Sept. 23, 1937, in Wrigley, a son of the late Emory Lee Green and Reba Fannin Green. He loved to spend time with his family, fish and watch NASCAR races. He was a U.S. Army veteran, attended the Sunshine United Methodist Church and retired from NARCO in South Shore.
Surviving are his wife, Roberta Timberlake Green; one daughter, Debbie (Mike) Adkins of Portsmouth, Ohio; one sister, Rebecca Patterson of Greenup; 3 grandchildren Andy and Ethan Nichols and Josh (Mickie) Adkins; and one great-grandchild, Connor Adkins.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Sunshine United Methodist Church in South Shore with the Rev. Leroy Fox and the Rev. Kenny Fox officiating.
Interment was in Siloam Cemetery in South Shore with military graveside services by James L. Flannery American Legion Post 276 of South Shore.
Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, Kentucky, was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sunshine United Methodist Church, building fund, P.O. Box 235, South Shore, KY 41175.
Condolences may be made at robersonfuneral.com.
Margaret Poplin, 75, of Greenup, died on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
She was born Dec. 31, 1937.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Poplin.
The funeral was conducted Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Evans Funeral Home in Raceland. Burial will be in the Pratt Cemetery in Greenup.